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sps_cad_guy
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Part forming question

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09-19-2012 08:52 AM

I am working on a part where the customer is supplying us with some blank

plates 24" square. They want us to put a 4" bent leg on the part.

What I need to know is, in Inventor, how do I go about this?

I have done this in SW, but can not figure out how in Inventor.

Thank you very much for  your help.

Lenovo Think Pad
Windows 7 SP 1
64 Bit.
Inventor 2013
ACAD Mechanical 2013

The bend faeture works pretty well for simple bends.

But as JD said, more complex parts work better by modeling.

Or go into the Sheet Metal environment.

Bend.JPG

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JDMather
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Re: Part forming question

09-19-2012 09:01 AM in reply to: sps_cad_guy

Bend Part (hidden command).

But I would probably model as-bent.

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Re: Part forming question

09-19-2012 09:16 AM in reply to: sps_cad_guy

The bend faeture works pretty well for simple bends.

But as JD said, more complex parts work better by modeling.

Or go into the Sheet Metal environment.

Bend.JPG

Mike Patchus

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sps_cad_guy
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Re: Part forming question

09-19-2012 09:41 AM in reply to: mpatchus

Thank  you very much for your help.

 

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